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Book Review: Ebrahim Harvey’s Kgalema Motlanthe

Ebrahim Harvey’s book on deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe, should have been named: Kgalema Motlanthe, A NECESSARY biography, instead of “A political biography” To some people (read: me) Kgalema Motlanthe appeared in our collective South African lives as the guy who was willing to be the “stop-gap” president when the then president, Thabo Mbeki, was unceremoniously …

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Book Review: Eusebius McKaiser’s A Bantu in My Bathroom

The foreword did a great job in preparing me for what “A Bantu in My Bathroom” is all about. Jonathan Jansen was basically saying to me, “Nomfundo, brace yourself…hold onto your seat; you’re about to get into something that will make you cringe, get uncomfortable and have you deep in thought”. Oh boy! What a …

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